Where to Watch the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Adelaide

An image showing Sam Kerr, the Captain of the Matildas, who will be playing in the 2023 FIFA womens world cup.

32 teams, 64 games, and one golden trophy to lift high. The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 is here, and the city of Adelaide is one of the ten host cities for the tournament. However, getting a ticket to watch the games is no joke.

Hindmarsh Stadium will be the home of the action during the games, but Australia won’t be playing any of their group-stage games in the city. Even if we make it through to the first few rounds, Hindmarsh won’t be hosting any of those games either.

That means that, if you’re based in the SA capital, you’re going to need a good spot to enjoy all of the action.

Thankfully, Adelaide has no shortage of great places to watch all of the World Cup action from. Whether you’re just backing the Matildas or you’re interested in watching all of the games, you have some options to choose from.

These spots are likely to fill up quickly as fans flock to support their teams. To ensure you get yourself the best seat in the house, it’s wise to plan ahead and arrive early.

Grab your national scarf and get ready to lock in at one of Adelaide’s top venues for joining the passionate crowd, indulging in great food and drink, and witnessing the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 unfold in all its glory.

Where to Watch the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Adelaide

The Matildas have three confirmed games against Ireland, Canada, and Nigeria, making it a relatively challenging group stage for us. If we make it out of the group stage, we’ll be through to the instant elimination rounds.

Timetables and coverage of the later games are still to be confirmed depending on where we place, but the three confirmed group stage games will be held on:

  • Thursday, 20 July at 8pm – Australia vs Ireland
  • Thursday, 27 July at 8pm – Australia vs Nigeria
  • Monday, 31 July at 8pm – Australia vs Canada

Free Outdoor Live Screens in Adelaide Showing the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

An image showing the Adelaide Festival Plaza, where the 2023 FIFA womens world cup will be shown.
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Festival Plaza

The newly-made over Festival Plaza on King William Road is the site of the FIFA Fan Festival. The football association is working in collaboration with all host cities to provide free live screenings of the games, and Adelaide is no exception.

Football isn’t the only excitement on offer though. The Fan Festival will also play host to top Aussie musical acts – including Kimbra, San Cisco, and Montaigne – to keep the crowds pumped up between matches.

Culinary offerings are overseen by food enthusiast and MasterChef contestant Callum Hann. Hann is bringing his love for South Australian produce to the festival grounds with a menu inspired by the international influences of the Cup.

The festival site will be open most days across the tournament, from 20 July to 30 August. However, not every single game will be screened, so it’s best to check the event website for specifics as these are subject to change.

Rest assured though, Festival Plaza will be the place to be during the Matilda’s matches, the group stage games, the quarters, semis, and grand finals.

Free Outdoor Live Screens in Adelaide Showing the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

Image showing fans watching the 2023 fifa womens world cup in adelaide
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The Rosey, City

Following a major facelift a few years back, the former Rosemont Hotel has transformed into The Rosey, one of the city’s premier sports bars. The venue now boasts seven big indoor screens plus a projector and full surround sound to bring you right into the action. It’s about as ‘sports bar’ as you can get, with a lively crowd and cold beer on tap. Every game from the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be on the screens here.

Brighton Metro, Brighton

The newly renovated 175-year-old Brighton Metro Hotel boasts a terrace bar, mezzanine, garden room, and a beer garden. The Matildas’ games and the all-important knock-out round matches will be playing on all screens, including the massive projection one in the slick beer garden. Plus, the Metro is offering ‘Whistle to Whistle’ packages at $65pp for unlimited drinks and a main. They’re also running penalty shootout comps at halftime, so get practicing your shots.

The District at Skycity, City

The District at Skycity is turning over their modern industrial stylings to World Cup madness. All games from the tournament will be shown live and free on their 20-metre big screen in the sports bar. Only the freshest beers from the Pirate Life brewery will be on tap, and $4.00 happy hour schooners start from 4.00pm, Monday to Friday. With a 450-cap venue, the atmosphere is sure to be electric.

Kent Town Hotel, Kent Town

The historic Kent Town Hotel has recently emerged from its $7 million facelift and is back once again to serve the good people of Adelaide. The Victorian-era establishment has kept much of its original charm and even added a Candy Room in tribute to its Old World roots. The Pub is celebrating the World Cup with all Australian games and later matches on the big screens around the venue.

The Elephant, City

Looking like a relic from the Tudor era, The Elephant British pub is exactly where you’d expect to find the football crowds during World Cup season. With a massive selection of both Aussie and European beers on draught, the English Premier League regularly on the TV, and a strong menu packed with comfort eats, The Elly has you covered. They’re showing all the Matildas’ games, plus a few others, and will have all the knockout round and finals games action.

Not in Adelaide? Here’s where to catch the action in your city: 

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